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Art of Documenting

Photo Gear, Part 2

In part one, I attempted to show that composition and presence of mind were a greater part of the equation that goes into taking a great photo. Here, I will attempt to provide a more direct answer to the most common question I’m asked, “what kind of camera do you use?” The quick answer: Fuji XE-2, Ricoh GR, iPhone 7. The more involved answer… As I pointed out…

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Photo Gear, Part 1

One of the most common questions I, and I’m sure many other photographers, get asked is “what kind of camera do you use?” Maybe this question is used to break the ice, perhaps to launch into some other deeper questions. Unfortunately, this question is often poorly received by many photographers. A better question that could be asked is, “what do you look for when you frame your images?”…

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Andrew’s Travel Outfit

This is the outfit that I wear in warm to hot weather. It’s also versatile enough to be worn on actual traveling days. Admittedly, this is more of an adventure-type travel outfit as opposed to a work-type or casual travel outfit. Hat. A hat is an optional accessory for me. I wear glasses and don’t always bring prescription sunglasses, so a hat is a way for me to avoid the sunshine. I prefer…

Travel Narratives

Why Do We Travel?

Why do you go on travel? Do you travel to escape the daily grind?  To take that cliche photo? Do you go on travel to see a famous site for yourself? While none of these are “bad” reasons to travel. I would offer that there is a better reason to travel. Venturing to new places can expose you to new ideas, new cultures, and new people. This exposure can…